#8 Best Private Colleges in Indiana

Indiana Wesleyan University

Marion, Indiana

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Student Population
Indiana Wesleyan University overview
Location Marion, Indiana
Online indwes.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Religious Affiliation Wesleyan
Indiana Wesleyan University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Marion, Indiana, Indiana Wesleyan University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Wesleyan faith. In the most recent statistical year 3,880 prospective students applied, and 3,566 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 565 enrolled in the school.  2,398 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 464 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $28,960 plus fees of $0. IWU is ranked 298 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



IWU is rated within the top 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Indiana Wesleyan University overview
SAT 990/1200
ACT 19/26
GPA 3.61
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due May 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Indiana Wesleyan University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,384
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $9,574
Budget for Other Expenses$2,084
Total One Year Cost$42,002

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$54,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
70% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Indiana Wesleyan University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 56%
Health Professions 22%
Theology and Religious Vvocations 3%
Education 3%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 3%

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